As the cinema center “Armenian Criteria” informs the online premiere of the documentary film “Komitas: The Genius in the Mad World” has been held.

No musician has left a greater impact on the Armenian creative life as Komitas. Collecting the Armenian folk songs he gave them back to the Armenian people after purifying them and giving them a second life.

For a long time it was believed that he had suffered from a mental disorder for two decades and which had resulted to his death in the Paris psychiatric hospital. But in 1991 doubts rose towards this official hypothesis.

The film “Komitas:The Genius in the Mad World” reveals Komitas’s illness and the hidden conditions of his death.